Kritavasa, Kṛtāvāsa, Kṛtavāsa, Krita-avasa: 5 definitions
Kritavasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit terms Kṛtāvāsa and Kṛtavāsa can be transliterated into English as Krtavasa or Kritavasa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)
Kṛtavāsa (कृतवास) refers to one of the eight Heroes (vīra-aṣṭaka) associated with Tisrapīṭha (located in the ‘end of sound’—nādānta), according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—[...] The eight Heroes (vīrāṣṭaka): Ṭaṅkadhārīśa, Koṭīśa, Sundara, Śaśāṅkin, Kṛtavāsa, Vasanta, Saṃtoṣa, Kusumāyudha
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
Kṛtāvāsa (कृतावास).—a lodging.
Kṛtāvāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛta and āvāsa (आवास).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-saḥ) A lodging, a temporary a accommodation, an apartment. E. kṛta, and āvāsa abode.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kṛtāvāsa (कृतावास):—[from kṛta > kṛ] m. a lodging, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] mfn. lodging.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛtāvāsa (कृतावास):—[kṛtā+vāsa] (saḥ) 1. m. A lodging.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Krita, Avasa.
Starts with: Kritavasakthika, Kritavasatha, Kritavasati.
Ends with: Sukritavasa.
Full-text: Sukritavasa, Tripishtapa, Kusumayudha, Shashankin, Samtosha, Kotisha, Tankadharisha, Vasanta, Sundara.
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